Much of what I have about my South African ancestors is from a book published privately by D R Scogings, "The BOSHOFF family". The book documents the arrival of Willem Hendrik BOSHOFF from the Netherlands at the Cape on 18 March 1741. His descendants link most South African families - below is a list of the main branches of cousins I have added to my tree.
South African ancestors are as follows:
1828:1828 BADENHORST\Graaff-Reinet, South Africa/Graaff-Reinet, South Africa 1742:1742 BARNARD\Cape Colony, South Africa/Cape Colony, South Africa 1710:1987 BOSHOFF\Gelderland, The Netherlands/unknown 1680:1736 CORDIER\France/Cape Colony, South Africa 1786:1786 DE JAGER\Cape Colony, South Africa/Cape Colony, South Africa 1680:1680 MARTINET\France/France 1867:1867 SWART\Humansdorp, South Africa/Humansdorp, South Africa
Cousins related via Willem Hendrik BOSHOFF include: Arpin, Barnard, Bekker, Botha, Carter, Claasen, De Jager, De Swart, Eksteen, Fouche, Fourie, Fraser, Gerber, Haveman, Hillebrand, Kemp, Kleynhans, Langenhoven, Marx, Meyer, Munro, Nel, Norris, Oosthuizen, Papenfus, Pelser, Prinsloo, Rademeyer, Rothman, Smit, Smythe, Stears, Stols, Swanepoel, Swart, Terblanche, Theunissen, Uys, Van Ginkel, Van Greunen, Van Niekerk, Van Rensburg, Van Schalkwyk, Van Staden, Van Tonder, Van Wijk, Von Twisk, Vorster, Weyers and Zaaiman
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